Stabbing Under Investigation in Newington

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A stabbing is under investigation in Newington on Tuesday morning.

Officers were called to the Citgo gas station on the Berlin Turnpike just before 6 a.m. after getting a report of a person who was stabbed.

A manager who was working said the car pulled up in between two pumps and a man collapsed onto the ground from out of the passenger side. The manager said the woman who was driving was screaming, "oh my God, what happened to my husband?"

One of the Citgo employees called police for help.

When police arrived, they said they found a passenger of a vehicle with a serious stab wound to the chest. The person who was stabbed was transported to Hartford Hospital to be treated for the injuries.

Police were documenting the victim's belongings into evidence including clothes and a backpack on the ground.

According to police, investigators believe the stabbing happened at another location in Newington. They have not released any specifics on where they believe it happened.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Newington Police Department at (860) 666-8445.

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